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Pi Day Math for Motherfμↄk∑rs

  What up, fools? It’s yo boi, Archimedes. They re-animated me to come talk to y’all on Pi Day. Yo man, you know about circles?  You know how to find the area of that motherfucker? “Oh,” you say, “that’s not practical.” “Oh, [more]

March 14, 2014 By: Eric Schinzer, Comedy, Words

The Second City Network Talks to W. Kamau Bell

Adored for his razor-sharp brand of socio-”politicized” wit, W. Kamau Bell is one of the hottest names in comedy on the planet right now. Revving up to kick off his Oh, Everything! Tour tonight in Bloomington, Bell took time to tell [more]

March 12, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Interviews, Words

The Second City’s Ultimate Spring Break Mixtape

Second City’s American Mixtape opens this Thursday in the UP Comedy Club! To help kick off both the show and your Spring Break festivities, we asked everyone at The Second City to share their song picks for the ultimate Spring [more]

March 11, 2014 By: Liz Kozak, Comedy, Words

Best Places to Panic

Yesterday was Panic Day– and we’re melting down because we missed it! The annual celebration you train for like an Olympian year-round! When better to celebrate than a day late? Make this year’s (or every day’s) signature Freak-Out™ extra-special by [more]

March 10, 2014 By: Liz Joynt Sandberg, Comedy, Words

Happy Employee Appreciation Day: WE QUIT!

Hey, Bosses! Yeah, we’re talking to you. We’ve been bending over backwards to make you happy, but today is our day. So Happy Employee Appreciation Day… WE QUIT. Now that Obamacare opened the door, we no longer have to settle [more]

March 7, 2014 By: Andrew Thorp, Comedy, Words

History Looks Back on Winter 2014

Welcome to the Space Historical Record: Winter 2014. Please ensure your data enhancement implant is tuned to frequency 22.4 for video, 64.3 for optimal smell and confirm that you have the newest version of Java. At the time, the Winter [more]

March 5, 2014 By: Alex Manich, Comedy, Words

Surviving the Improv Ruts

It happens to every one of us who loves this weird, red-headed step-child of the artistic world: The Improv Rut. When every choice seems stupid, every laugh forced. That moment when the bloom isn’t just off the rose; it salted [more]

March 4, 2014 By: Ian Donald Keeling, Comedy, Words

SCN’s Incomplete Guide to (Lesser-Known) Politically Influential Films

Last night, the Academy Awards broke Twitter, gave Matthew McConaughey a brand new reason to be his own hero, enraged Squibbites everywhere, demoralized a plebeian Broadway star with a too-hard to pronounce name and basically was just all-around the best [more]

March 3, 2014 By: Greg Ott, Comedy, Words

Throw the World’s Worst Oscar Party

Oscars parties are an annual tradition where people who have maybe seen one “important” movie around Christmas get together, gawk at pretty dresses and say the sentence, “I’ve never even heard of that movie!” about six dozen times. Often, there [more]

February 28, 2014 By: John Loos, Comedy, Words

The Second City Remembers Harold Ramis

Remembering Second City Alum and Comedy Legend Harold Ramis. [more]

February 27, 2014 Comedy